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New VR-12 “Be Cool with your Vehicle” Series on the Velocity Channel

New VR-12 “Be Cool with your Vehicle” Series on the Velocity Channel

This is the official announcement of VR-12′s new series of episodes of the new “Be Cool with your Vehicle” campaign. The episodes will be hosted by Dave Bowman and are short documentaries about everything you need to know regarding your vehicle’s cooling system and how VR-12 can help you solve any problems you may encounter. Additionally, you’ll be able to witness how VR-12 can change how you look at your vehicle’s cooling system maintenance, by offering a cheaper and eco-friendly alternative for problems that may be unknown to some drivers. These episodes will air on The Velocity Channel and … Continuar leyendo

New VR-12 TV series “Be Cool with your Vehicle” episode details

New VR-12 TV series “Be Cool with your Vehicle” episode details

Previously we announced our new “Be Cool with your Vehicle” campaign, and now we give you details about episode titles and what subjects will be covered in each one. Episode 1: Consequences of motor overheating and associated costs. Episode 2: What are electrolysis and oxidation? How do they affect the engine’s proper functioning? Causes and effects. How to avoid? Episode 3: How a car’s radiator works, which are the most common faults and how to avoid them. Episode 4: What the water pump is, its function, and how to avoid potential failures. Episode 5: What the thermostat is, how … Continuar leyendo

Dave Bowman will host the “Be Cool with your Vehicle” campaign’s episodes

Dave Bowman will host the “Be Cool with your Vehicle” campaign’s episodes

VR-12′s latest campaign, titled “Be Cool with your Vehicle” will be hosted by none other than Dave Bowman. We are excited to have such a talented and experienced person on board with us. Popular television personality, Dave Bowman has spent more than twenty years in automotive television broadcasting. He pioneered automotive “how-to” TV beginning with Shadetree Mechanic. Dave went on to create Crank & Chrome, Truck Universe and Two Guys Garage and Motorhead Garage on Velocity Network. Dave is a member of SAE, is a former ASE certified auto mechanic; a former Indy 500 race mechanic and more.

“Be Cool with your Vehicle” Airing Schedule

“Be Cool with your Vehicle” Airing Schedule

Below is the airing schedule specifying date, TV show during which the episode will air and which episode it will be. All episodes will air on the the Velocity Channel/Discovery Channel Network. 1. August 29 / Custom Cars 1 / Friday 8 pm – 9 pm / Episode 1. 2. August 29 / Custom Cars 1 / Friday 11pm -12 am / Episode 1. 3. September 1 to 5 / Velocity Fringe 2 / Monday to Friday 5 pm – 6 pm / Episode 2. 4. September 1 to 5 / Velocity Fringe 2 / Monday to Friday 5 … Continuar leyendo

VR-12 TV series “Be Cool with your Vehicle”, Promotion video.

VR-12 TV series “Be Cool with your Vehicle”, Promotion video.

Driver Justin Boston takes the win at Madison International Speedway with VR-12

Driver Justin Boston takes the win at Madison International Speedway with VR-12

(Madison, Wisconsin – Sunday August 24, 2014) – Race car driver No.25 Justin Boston won the Herr’s Live Life with Flavor 200 Sunday at Madison International Speedway in a crazy day for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. The race saw point leaders Mason Mitchell and Grant Enfinger both fall out of the race late, while Boston inherited the lead and took his second win of the season.

Ford and Coca Cola team up to make Hybrids’ Materials More Eco-Friendly

Ford and Coca Cola team up to make Hybrids’ Materials More Eco-Friendly

Photo: Some rights reserved by KatherineDavis Both plastic bottles and car interiors can be made from PET, short for polyethylene terephthalate. Back in 2009, Coca-Cola started to make bottles using PlantBottle Technology, a method that made PET but used sustainable plants in place of petroleum. Todd Nissen, a spokesman for Ford, said that PlantBottle technology caught the company’s eye. “We actually announced an initiative that wasn’t only with Coke but with Heinz, Nike and Procter & Gamble as well,” he told ABC News. “Out of those talks came the idea that we could use Coke’s technology and turn PET … Continuar leyendo

iPhone 5S may be the new Car Key for Tesla Owners

iPhone 5S may be the new Car Key for Tesla Owners

Photo: Some rights reserved by Janitors Tesla’s iPhone app won our 2013 app of the year and the ability to start the car and drive it would continue down that same innovative road. Other systems for starting a car and driving it from a mobile phone already exist for 3rd parties like Viper and others. The report says that Tesla might utilize the iPhone’s Touch ID fingerprint system for the new app, to help prevent crooks who steal your iPhone from stealing your Model S as well. Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) is planning to unveil the latest version of its … Continuar leyendo

Ricciardo believes he is a strong contender for the title hunt

Ricciardo believes he is a strong contender for the title hunt

Photo: Some rights reserved by Jaffa The Cake Before the title war between Mercedes teammates Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg exploded in Belgium, no one would have bet against a dominant victory for one or the other of the silver-clad duo. But as their personal battle spilled into on-track carnage at Spa-Francorchamps, Red Bull’s surprise newcomer Ricciardo grinned through the melee to secure his second consecutive race victory. It was the Australian’s third win of the season and his career, and a look at the drivers’ standings shows he is now only 35 points behind Hamilton for second. “The … Continuar leyendo

Jakarta, 22nd Indonesian International Motor Show

Jakarta, 22nd Indonesian International Motor Show

Photo: Some rights reserved by The Diary of a Hotel Addict Event Date September 18, 2014 to September 28, 2014 Passenger cars, light and heavy commercial vehicles, motorcycles Open to public 18 – 28 September Press & trade days 18 September Organizers Association of Indonesian Automotive Industries (GAIKINDO) Jl. HOS Tjokroaminoto N° 6, Menteng JAKARTA 10350 Telephone: +62 21 315 7178 Fax: +62 21 314 2100 E-mail: gaikindo@cbn.net.id Dyandra Promosindo The City Tower Building, 7th Floor Jl. MH. Thamrin No. 81 JAKARTA 10310 Telephone: +62 21 3199 6077 Fax: +62 21 3199 6177 – 6277 E-mail: dyandra@dyandra.com Web site: … Continuar leyendo